Tenure-Track Hydrology Position at UW-Oshkosh
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States
Apply before: 4 December 2022

Tenure-track full time Hydrology-Environmental Geology Position

The UW-Oshkosh Geology Department seeks a field-oriented groundwater hydrologist with expertise in environmental geology to join our faculty as a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor. We have a well-respected undergraduate-only program that is known for producing high-quality graduates.

Teaching experience as the lead instructor at the university level, especially involving teaching and engaging diverse student populations of undergraduate students.


  • Ph.D. in Geology or a closely related field. ABD candidates will be considered, provided the Ph.D. is conferred by the start of appointment.
  • Background and/or experience necessary to teach lecture, discussion, and lab sections in introductory Environmental Geology, Physical and Chemical Groundwater Hydrogeology with approaches that foster undergraduate student learning.
  • Research experience with potential to establish a successful research program that includes creative approaches for engaging undergraduate students in research.
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.


  • At least one year of post-doctoral or equivalent research experience.

Experience with groundwater sampling equipment.

  • Demonstrated experience mentoring and or advising undergraduate students.
  • Evidence of ability to design and develop new courses utilizing a variety of teaching modalities and pedagogies.

The candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an active research program producing peer-reviewed scientific publications. The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher, and perform service for the Geology Department, university, community, and profession. Teaching responsibilities will include courses such as introductory Environmental Geology, Physical Hydrogeology, Chemical Hydrogeology, as well as developing and teaching a field course. Additional courses and expertise in Glacial Geology, Climate Change, and Geomorphology would be beneficial. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and equitable culture that welcomes everyone, values diversity, and engages in continuous reflection and improvement to fulfill this commitment.

A regional comprehensive university committed to the teacher-scholar model; the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is part of the robust University of Wisconsin system – one of the largest systems of public higher education in the country.

Complete job description and information here.


Of interest for:
  • Hydrology Focus Research Group